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Foot Skin Changes Checker

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Your Foot Skin Changes May Also be Known as:
Athlete's foot
Bump on foot
Foot bump
Foot irritation
Foot lump
Foot rash
Lump on foot
Rash on foot

Top 2 Foot Skin Changes Causes

  1. 1.Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis)

    Athlete's foot is a common fungal infection of the feet and/or toes. Warm, moist environments and community showering are common causes of this type of infection.

    Over-the-counter treatments are quite effective at treating athlete's foot. They can come in the form of sprays, ointments, or even oral antifungals. Consider replacing shower footwear and bleaching any bathroom floors.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    foot redness, foot/toe itch, spontaneous foot pain, foot skin changes, peeling between the toes
    Symptoms that always occur with athlete's foot (tinea pedis):
    foot redness
    Symptoms that never occur with athlete's foot (tinea pedis):
    toe injury
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  2. 2.Hookworm Infection

    Hookworm infection (sometimes referred to as creeping eruption) is a parasitic infection of the skin. It is most often acquired in tropical climates.

    Hookworm infection can resolve within 2-8 weeks, however the itching and pain is often severe, and prescription medication is extremely effective at removing the parasite in about a week.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Foot Skin Changes

  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Is your rash:
  • Q.Are there bumps on your rash?
  • Q.Is your rash raised or rough when you run your hand over the area of skin?

If you've answered yes to one or more of these questions, check our foot skin changes symptom checker.

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Foot Skin Changes Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced foot skin changes have also experienced:

    • 4% Foot Bump
    • 3% Headache
    • 3% Fever
  • People who have experienced foot skin changes had symptoms persist for:

    • 35% Less Than a Day
    • 25% Over a Month
    • 23% Less Than a Week
  • People who have experienced foot skin changes were most often matched with:

    • 3% Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis)

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